So Many Dates!

If you want to book a time to hang out with Rosie and Cece, you’ll have to do that weeks in advance because their social calendar has been booming as of late (mostly because of Joe). Last weekend he took each of the girls on a date to the location of their choice. Both girls…

Surviving Week 1 of The Whole 30

Greetings from the Whole 30 vortex! Between the freezing weather and starting the program, the past seven days have been quite Whole 30-centric. I’m hoping that as we continue trucking along through the program, the food part will become second-nature and I’ll be back to focusing mainly on, you know, life. After a December of…

Life Lately via iPhone

Good morning! Have you found yourself as joyful as Rosie in a swing on a snowy day? (Me neither. Because January, right?) Although it is currently the coldest and crummiest part of winter, my heart is still warm and fuzzy from the holidays and my recent road trip home to Chicago to see family. Below are some…

Baby Shower Invitations for Girls (and a giveaway with Paperless Post!)

With this wintry weather in full effect, I am eagerly anticipating warmer days and upcoming spring celebrations. (Not that wearing a dozen winter items each isn’t a blast, but I’m absolutely longing for the day where the girls and I can slip on flip flops and be out the door in 30 seconds as opposed to the 30…

2016 in Review

I hope your new year is off to a bangin’ start! (I was in bed by 10 pm on New Year’s Eve and I wouldn’t have it any other way.) I’ve been scheming and dreaming of ways to make this new year great and I’m hoping to record most of it here. As per usual…

Christmas 2016

  Christmas felt pretty darn special this year. It was our first holiday celebrating in our new home (glad Santa was able to figure out that we moved!)  and it was also the last Christmas we will be spending as a family of four. Lots of emotions and excitement across the board.  Joe also magically…